From: maru dubshinki (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Jan 15 2005 - 11:18:20 MST
Possibly for the very sensible reason that the human architecture is the
only proven success so far.
David Clark wrote:
> Why does AI or any other intelligence have to mimic humans? If an AI were
> being made out of cells and biology like the human brain then it might be
> reasonable to design the AI structures in the same way, but that is not the
> case. Take as one example the number of variables we can hold in our minds
> at one time. Maybe 6, 10 or even 20. A silicon based computer can hold any
> number of variables (1,000 100,000) in *focus* at one time. Human memory is
> very inexact. Computer memory is perfect. Human brains are hugely parallel
> and computers are hugely serial. Even if most humans don't use Bayesian
> reasoning, would they do so if they were smart enough? Bayesian reasoning
> should stand or fall based on what it can give an AI, not on whether humans
> use it much or not. I see many faults in the way human's think, should I
> design an AI that has the same obvious faults?
> If Eliezer's discussions are not considered 'deep understanding' or at the
> very least detailed explanations then you haven't been reading SL4 or his
> documents very carefully.
> -- David Clark
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